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Brendan Gleeson
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Date of Birth: Mar 29, 1955

Country: Ireland

Biography: Brendan Gleeson (born 29 March 1955) is an Irish actor. His best-known films include Braveheart, Gangs of New York, In Bruges, 28 Days Later, the Harry Potter films, and the role of Michael Collins in The Treaty. He won an Emmy award in 2009 for his portrayal of Winston Churchill in the film Into the Storm....(Wikipedia)

Total Titles at Criticker: 61 - You've Seen 61

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Titles You've Ranked (61)
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The Company You Keep The Company You Keep (2013)
Summary: Robert Redford directs and stars in this gripping political thriller about a young journalist (Shia LaBeouf) who stumbles upon the story of his career when he uncovers the identity of a wanted ex-radical activist (Redford) who has been underground for five decades. (tiff.net)
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Wild About Harry Wild About Harry (2000)
Summary: A sleazy chef is forced to face the truth about the man he has become and realizes that he has the chance to begin again. (imdb)
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The Grand Seduction The Grand Seduction (2014)
Summary: In order to secure a vital factory contract, the residents of a small Newfoundland fishing village conspire to charm a disgraced big-city doctor into becoming the town's full-time physician. (tiff.net)
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The Smurfs 2 The Smurfs 2 (2013)
Summary: The Smurfs team up with their human friends to rescue Smurfette, who has been kidnapped by Gargamel since she knows a secret spell that can turn the evil sorcerer's newest creation - creatures called the Naughties - into real Smurfs. (imdb)
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Edge of Tomorrow Edge of Tomorrow (2014)
Summary: A soldier fighting in a war with aliens finds himself caught in a time loop of his last day in the battle, though he becomes better skilled along the way. (imdb)
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Calvary Calvary (2014)
Summary: After he is threatened during a confession, a good-natured priest must battle the dark forces closing in around him. (imdb)
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The Pirates! Band of Misfits The Pirates! Band of Misfits (2012)
Summary: Pirate Captain sets out on a mission to defeat his rivals Black Bellamy and Cutlass Liz for the Pirate of the year Award. The quest takes Captain and his crew from the shores of Blood Island to the foggy streets of Victorian London. (imdb)
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The Raven The Raven (2012)
Summary: A fictionalized account of the last days of Edgar Allan Poe's life, in which the poet pursues a serial killer whose murders mirror those in the writer's stories. (imdb)
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Saltwater Saltwater (2000)
Summary: A moving slice-of-life film that focuses on a family living in a small coastal town in Ireland. (Rotten Tomatoes)
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Perrier Perrier's Bounty (2009)
Summary: A gangster named Perrier looks to exact his revenge on a trio of fugitives responsible for the accidental death of one of his cronies
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Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 (2010)
Summary: Voldemort's power is growing stronger. He now has control over the Ministry of Magic and Hogwarts. Harry, Ron, and Hermione decide to finish Dumbledore's work and find the rest of the Horcruxes to defeat the Dark Lord. But little hope remains for the Trio, and the rest of the Wizarding World, so everything they do must go as planned. (imdb)
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The Guard The Guard (2011)
Summary: An unorthodox Irish policeman with a confrontational personality is teamed up with an uptight FBI agent to investigate an international drug-smuggling ring.
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Safe House Safe House (2012)
Summary: A young CIA agent is tasked with looking after a fugitive in a safe house. But when the safe house is attacked, he finds himself on the run with his charge. (imdb)
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Albert Nobbs Albert Nobbs (2011)
Summary: Albert Nobbs struggles to survive in late 19th century Ireland. (imdb)
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Stonehearst Asylum Stonehearst Asylum (2014)
Summary: A recent medical school grad who takes a position at a mental institution soon finds himself taken with one of his colleagues -- though he has no initial idea of a recent, horrifying staffing change. (imdb)
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Song of the Sea Song of the Sea (2014)
Summary: Saoirse is a child who is the last of the selkies, women in Irish and Scottish legends who transform from seals into people. She escapes from her grandmother's home to journey to the sea and free fairy creatures trapped in the modern world. (imdb)
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Hampstead Hampstead (2017)
Summary: An American widow finds unexpected love with a man living wild on Hampstead Heath when they take on the developers who want to destroy his home. (imdb)
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Assassin Assassin's Creed (2016)
Summary: When Callum Lynch explores the memories of his ancestor Aguilar and gains the skills of a Master Assassin, he discovers he is a descendant of the secret Assassins society.
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Mr. Mercedes Mr. Mercedes (2017)  - TV Series
Summary: Tells the story of a psychopathic killer who drives a stolen Mercedes into a crowd and a recently retired detective who tries to bring him down.
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The Snapper The Snapper (1993)  - TV Movie
Summary: Set in Ireland, Sharon Curley is a 20 year old living with her parents and many brothers and sisters. When she gets herself pregnant and refuses to name the father, she becomes the talk of the town. (imdb)
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Psychic Psychic (2018)  - Short Film
Summary: The "human tale of showmanship, the other world and family" follows a charismatic psychic (Brendan Gleeson) who is forced out of retirement and taken on tour by his two conniving sons (Domhnall and Brian Gleeson). (rte.ie)
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Paddington 2 Paddington 2 (2017)
Summary: Paddington is happily settled with the Brown family in Windsor Gardens, where he has become a popular member of the community, spreading joy and marmalade wherever he goes. While searching for the perfect present for his beloved Aunt Lucy's 100th birthday, Paddington spots a unique pop-up book in Mr. Gruber's antique shop, and embarks upon a series of odd jobs to buy it. But when the book is stolen, it's up to Paddington and the Browns to unmask the thief. (imdb)
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The Cup The Cup (2011)
Summary: The true story of the 2002 Melbourne Cup horse race, brotherly love and the triumph of the human spirit.
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Live by Night Live by Night (2016)
Summary: A story set in the Prohibition Era and centered around a group of individuals and their dealings in the world of organized crime. (imdb)
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Flann O Flann O'Brien: The Lives of Brian (2006)  - TV Movie
Summary: A fresh and engaging look at the complicated life and unique work of one of Ireland's greatest writers, Flann O'Brien.
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In the Heart of the Sea In the Heart of the Sea (2015)
Summary: Based on the 1820 event, a whaling ship is preyed upon by a sperm whale, stranding its crew at sea for 90 days, thousands of miles from home. (imdb)
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Suffragette Suffragette (2015)
Summary: The foot soldiers of the early feminist movement, women who were forced underground to pursue a dangerous game of cat and mouse with an increasingly brutal State. (imdb)
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Alone in Berlin Alone in Berlin (2016)
Summary: Berlin, 1940. Working class couple Otto and Anna Quangel receive the news that their only son has lost his life in the battlefield and decide to resist the Nazi regime in their very own way. Soon the Gestapo is hunting "the threat". (imdb)
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Trespass Against Us Trespass Against Us (2017)
Summary: A man looks to find a way to escape the criminal ways of his outlaw family (imdb)
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Green Zone Green Zone (2010)
Summary: Discovering covert and faulty intelligence causes a U.S. Army officer to go rogue as he hunts for Weapons of Mass Destruction in an unstable region.
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The Secret of Kells The Secret of Kells (2009)
Summary: The story is set in the 9th century. Twelve year old Brendan is educated by his uncle, Abbot Cellach, who holds a firm grip on his nephew and expects him to follow in his footsteps. One day, Brendan meets Brother Aidan, a master illustrator who shows him the beauty of art and stimulates his creativity and fantasy. Finally, Brendan decides to break free in search of his dream: completing the valuable Book of Kells. On his journey through the forest, he has to face his biggest fears. (wikipedia.org)
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Troy Troy (2004)
Summary: Throughout time, men have waged war. Some for power, some for glory, some for honor -- and some for love. (Warner Bros.)
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The Tailor of Panama The Tailor of Panama (2001)
Summary: Ruthless, seductive British spy Andy Osnard (Brosnan) may have been banished to Panama, but he's got a secret weapon -- Harry Pendel (Rush), a Cockney ex-con who has reinvented himself as a popular tailor to the rich and powerful of the country. Harry is famous for his storytelling as well as his suits, but this time Harry's yarn will give the arrogant Osnard his comeuppance. (Sony Pictures)
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The Village The Village (2004)
Summary: The thrilling tale of an isolated village confronting the astonishing truth that lies just outside its borders. (Touchstone Pictures)
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28 Days Later 28 Days Later (2002)
Summary: Four weeks after a mysterious, incurable virus spreads throughout the UK, a handful of survivors try to find sanctuary.
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Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (2005)
Summary: Harry finds himself selected as an underaged competitor in a dangerous multi-wizardary school competition. (imdb)
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Kingdom of Heaven Kingdom of Heaven (2005)
Summary: An epic adventure about a common man who finds himself thrust into a decades-long war, a stranger in a strange land. He serves a doomed king, falls in love with an exotic forbidden queen, and rises to the knighthood. Ultimately, he must protect the people of Jerusalem from overwhelming forces while striving to keep a fragile peace. (20th Century Fox)
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Mission: Impossible 2 Mission: Impossible 2 (2000)
Summary: A secret agent is sent to Sydney, to find and destroy a genetically modified disease called "Chimera" (imdb)
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Lake Placid Lake Placid (1999)
Summary: Its placid waters complement the pristine Maine wilderness it borders. This tranquil setting is probably the last place you'd expect a gruesome fatality. But then it's also the last place you'd expect to find a 30-foot, narrow-snouted, multi-toothed, reptilian of the species Crocodylus. An eating machine more commonly known as a crocodile. (20th Century Fox)
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Cold Mountain Cold Mountain (2003)
Summary: Based on one of the most acclaimed novels in recent memory, Cold Mountain sets off on a true American odyssey through a time that saw some of the greatest ferocity -- and heroism -- the nation has ever known. (Miramax)
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Braveheart Braveheart (1995)
Summary: William Wallace is a Scottish rebel who leads an uprising against the cruel English ruler Edward the Longshanks, who wishes to inherit the crown of Scotland for himself. When he was a young boy, William Wallace's father and brother, along with many others, lost their lives trying to free Scotland. Once he loses another of his loved ones, William Wallace begins his long quest to make Scotland free once and for all, along with the assistance of Robert the Bruce. (imdb)
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Dark Blue Dark Blue (2003)
Summary: Over the course of four days, a brutal murder and a racially charged trial trigger and explosive chain of events that resonate throughout Los Angeles. While navigating through the tumultuous neighborhoods of South Central L.A., two of the LAPD's elite Special Investigations Squad officers (Russell, Speedman) must track down cold-blooded killers and also face their own demons, which prove to be more ruthless than the criminals they pursue. (MGM)
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Gangs of New York Gangs of New York (2002)
Summary: Having seen his father killed in a major gang fight in New York, young Amsterdam Vallon is spirited away for his own safety. Some years later, he returns to the scene of his father's death, the notorious Five Points district in New York. It's 1863 and lower Manhattan is run by gangs, the most powerful of which is the Natives, headed by Bill "The Butcher" Cutting. He believes that America should belong to native-born Americans and opposes the waves of immigrants, mostly Irish, entering the city. (imdb)
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In My Country In My Country (2004)
Summary: A drama set against the backdrop of the South African Truth and Reconciliation Commission hearings, In My Country charts the lowest depths of pain and suffering and reveals the redeeming power of forgiveness and love. (Sony Pictures Classics)
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Harrison Harrison's Flowers (2000)
Summary: Sarah (MacDowell) embarks on a perilous journey to find Harrison (Strathairn), her husband, colleague and father of their two children, when the Pulitzer Prize-winning photojournalist is missing on an assignment in a country far, far from home. (Universal Focus)
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Breakfast on Pluto Breakfast on Pluto (2005)
Summary: Director Neil Jordan weaves a wonderfully surreal and magical tale to bring us this funny, moving and poignant rites of passage account of a young man enduring the trials and tribulations he faces with a smile and unwavering faith in the inherent goodness in us all. (Sony Pictures Classics)
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Turbulence Turbulence (1997)
Summary: After a shootout on a flight transporting prisoners, a stewardess must outwit a smooth-talking serial killer and land the plane herself. (imdb)
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Black Irish Black Irish (2007)
Summary: A teenage boy (Angarano) longs to win the attention of his emotionally distant father
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In Bruges In Bruges (2008)
Summary: Holed up in Bruges, two hit men begin to differ on their views of life and death as they become used to local customs.
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The Tiger The Tiger's Tail (2006)
Summary: After a chance encounter, a Dubliner (Gleeson) is stalked by a murderous facsimile of himself. (imdb)
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A Further Gesture A Further Gesture (1997)
Summary: Dowd, who's IRA, escapes an Irish prison in a bloody jailbreak, making his way to New York City where he lives alone, avoids Irish hangouts, and works as a dishwasher. When a good deed gets him stabbed, one of the restaurant employees takes him in and finds him medical care. As Dowd recovers in the flat of Tulio and Tulio's sister Monica, he realizes that these Guatemalan exiles share his rebellious principles. (imdb)
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Into the Storm Into the Storm (2009)  - TV Movie
Summary: Continuing the storyline of The Gathering Storm, Churchill at War is a look at the former British prime minister's life and career at the end of WWII. (imdb)
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I Went Down I Went Down (1997)
Summary: Fresh out of prison, Git rescues a former best friend (now living with Git's girlfriend) from a beating at the hands of loan sharks. He's now in trouble with the mob boss, Tom French, who sends Git to Cork with another debtor, Bunny Kelly, to find a guy named Frank Grogan, and take him to a man with a friendly face at a shack across a bog. It's a tougher assignment than it seems. (imdb)
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Beowulf Beowulf (2007)
Summary: The warrior Beowulf must fight and defeat the monster Grendel who is terrorizing towns, and later, Grendel's mother, who begins killing out of revenge. (imdb)
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This Is My Father This Is My Father (1998)
Summary: A middle-aged teacher discovers photos from his mother's past that convinces him that she has not told the truth about his real father. Venturing into Ireland where he believes his real father to be, a past romance slowly unfolds. (imdb)
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Michael Collins Michael Collins (1996)
Summary: Michael Collins plays a crucial role in the establishment of the Irish Free State in the 1920s, but becomes vilified by those hoping to create a completely independent Irish republic.
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The Butcher Boy The Butcher Boy (1997)
Summary: Francie and Joe live the usual playful, fantasy filled childhoods of normal boys. However, with a violent, alcoholic father and a manic depressive, suicidal mother the pressure on Francie to grow up are immense. Unfortunately, one tragedy after another, Francie's world sinks deeper and deeper into paranoia and fantasy.
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The General The General (1998)
Summary: The real-life story of Dublin folk hero and criminal Martin Cahill, who pulled off two daring robberies in Ireland with his team, but attracted unwanted attention from the police, the IRA, the UVF and members of his own team. (imdb)
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Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (2007)
Summary: In Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, Harry returns for his fifth year of study at Hogwarts only to discover that much of the wizarding community has been led to believe that the story of the teenager's recent encounter with the evil Lord Voldemort is a lie, putting Harry's integrity in question. Worse, the Minister for Magic, Cornelius Fudge, has appointed a new Defense Against the Dark Arts teacher, the duplicitous Professor Dolores Umbridge... (imdb)
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Six Shooter Six Shooter (2004)  - Short Film
Summary: A black and bloody Irish comedy about a sad train journey where an older man, whose wife has died that morning, encounters a strange and possibly psychotic young oddball.... (imdb)
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A.I. Artificial Intelligence A.I. Artificial Intelligence (2001)
Summary: A highly advanced robotic boy longs to become "real" so that he can regain the love of his human mother.